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Inspector Hobbes and the Curse - Wilkie Martin

 

LOL!! *groan*, *chuckle*, *snort* and only 4% in...

 

‘Both lions lay limp in their cage, as if dead. A juggler and a clown went in to check–the clown had nicked himself shaving and was bleeding. Anyway, to cut a long story short, the lions weren’t dead, they’d merely been sleeping and woke to find two men in their cage and the door wide open.’ ‘Gosh,’ I said. That must have been scary, especially for the bleeding clown.’ ‘Language, Andy. As it happens, the lions, ignoring the clown, went straight for the juggler.’“